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Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Inmate Admissions

Age of Prison Admissions
Ranges from 14 to 87 in FY 2006-07

  • The youngest person admitted to state prison this fiscal year was 14 years old at the time the crime was committed (14 years at admission), and the oldest was 87 years old when admitted to prison for murder.

  • Their average age was 33.7 years, and the largest age group that was admitted was ages 20-25 (23.1%).

  • The average age of women who were admitted this year was a little over one year older than men (35.0 versus 33.5).

  • Of the inmates over the age of 49 at admission, Hillsborough County sentenced the most, 316 or 10.1%.

  • Of the inmates who were 17 or under when they committed their crimes, 16.2% were from Hillsborough County, and most were sentenced for robbery (26.7%) or violent (32.4%) crimes.

Average Age at Admission
Rose from 32.3 in 02-03 to 33.7 in 06-07

Age at Admission
(Inmate Admissions for FY 2006-07)
Category White Males White Females Black Males Black Females Other Males Other Females Total Percent Cumulative Percent
16 and Below 18 1 80 3 3 0 105 0.3% 0.3%
17 76 3 172 2 7 0 260 0.7% 1.0%
18 185 13 338 14 13 3 566 1.5% 2.5%
19 390 35 586 19 23 1 1,054 2.8% 5.3%
20-25 3,286 454 4,369 295 308 18 8,730 23.1% 28.3%
26 to 29 2,111 373 2,473 230 189 17 5,393 14.2% 42.6%
30 to 34 2,239 426 2,077 222 176 16 5,156 13.6% 56.2%
35 to 39 2,378 506 1,713 223 127 15 4,962 13.1% 69.3%
40 to 44 2,235 468 1,746 250 125 14 4,838 12.8% 82.1%
45 to 49 1,706 334 1,371 154 75 9 3,649 9.6% 91.7%
50 to 54 879 121 795 77 58 3 1,933 5.1% 96.8%
55 to 59 385 33 309 27 15 1 770 2.0% 98.8%
60 to 64 154 14 98 4 6 3 279 037% 99.6%
65 to 69 69 2 29 1 4 0 105 0.3% 99.9%
70 and Over 47 3 13 0 0 1 64 0.2% 100.0%
TOTAL 16,158 2,786 16,169 1,521 1,129 101 37,864 100.0% 100.0%
AVERAGE 34.8 35.3 32.3 34.5 32.3 34.4 33.7
MEDIAN 34 35 30 34 30 32 32